Today, job-specific skills alone are not enough to compete in today’s job market. To begin and advance in a successful career, students need to be career-ready. The Career Essential Suite provides turn-key curricula options that teachers across the U.S. implement to ensure their students are fully prepared to succeed in the world of work.
The SkillsUSA Career Essentials Suite
The SkillsUSA Career Essentials Suite is a collection of four curricula options, based on learner age:
The exploratory curricula is recommended for students ages 12-14.
The fundamental curricula is recommended for students ages 14-16.
The advanced curricula is recommended for students 17-19.
The adult learner curricula is recommended for students 20 and older.
Each Career Essentials curriculum engages learners in defining, implementing and measuring their career-readiness skills. Each course in the SkillsUSA Career Essentials Suite can be delivered via a face-to-face classroom environment, remotely, or a hybrid model. Instructors can implement the curriculum as part of a current content course, or as a stand-alone career-readiness course.
The SkillsUSA Career Essentials Credentials
The curriculum generates high levels of student engagement and is built on evidence-based outcomes. Students who complete the industry-validated Career Essentials curricula earn the industry-recognized SkillsUSA Career Essentials credentials. The finest practitioners in the areas of career readiness and employability built the Career Essentials Suite as a complete system and learning continuum to ensure your students are competitive in the global marketplace.